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Obituary of Maury Jones Fisher

Maury Jones Fisher, 83, Douglasville, GA and formerly Elizabethtown, IL died Friday, May 8, 2020 at Ashbrook Village. He was born November 4, 1936 in Griffin, GA. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sandra Fisher; children, Brent Fisher, Cameron Fisher and Kaylyn Brown; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Don Scott Fisher;…

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Judith A. Oxford

Judith A. Oxford, 63, of Rosiclare, IL died on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Hardin County General Hospital. She is survived by her children, Kim Oxford and Kari Jane Oxford; granddaughter, Ella Rose; brother, Gary “Buddy” (Reima) Shetler of Rosiclare, IL; nieces, Grace Shetler of Paducah, KY, Heather (Michael) Schuessler of Jasper, AL, and Erin…

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Plans underway for students to start school with a blended learning schedule; First day of student attendance scheduled for Monday, August 10

The Hardin County School Board listened to several ideas presented by Superintendent Andy Edmondson on behalf of the School Reopening Committee Monday night. The Committee will continue to meet throughout the summer to hash out all of the details needed to reopen school this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to Phase 4 guidelines of…

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Carolyn Lazette Young Lee

 Marshallville, GA – Carolyn Lee, 82, died on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Carolyn was born in Elizabethtown, Illinois, on February 6, 1937, to the late Jesse M. and Alberta Ginger Young.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Earl Lee; her son, Lyle W. Lee; and her brother,…

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Obituary of Joseph L. Clanton

Joseph L. Clanton, age 86, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at the Carrier Mills Nursing & Rehab Center. Joe was born December 18, 1933 to John R. and Gladys (Dutton) Clanton of the Rock Creek Community. After graduating Cave in Rock High School in 1951 and working at various jobs, he enlisted in the…

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Penny Lynn Martin

Penny Lynn Martin, 59, of Cave-In-Rock, IL died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Herrin Hospital. She was a member of Potters Church. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Martin of Cave-In-Rock, IL; daughters, Shannon Estel of Rosiclare, IL and Samantha (Weston) Grimes of Harrisburg, IL; parents, Gary and Betty Winters; brothers, Donnie, Darren, Doyle and Danny…

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Joseph L. Clanton

Joseph L. Clanton, 86, of Elizabethtown, IL died Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Carrier Mills Nursing and Rehabilitation in Carrier Mills, IL. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, member of Independent Baptist Church and the the Hardin County American Legion. Survivors include his daughter, Kimberly Clanton; brothers, Danny Clanton of Edwardsville,…

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